[fpc-pascal] Updated FPC from svn but make does not work..

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Nov 10 09:48:23 CET 2015

Martin Schreiber wrote:
> On Monday 09 November 2015 23:57:30 Bo Berglund wrote:
>> On Mon, 9 Nov 2015 15:19:12 +0100, Martin Schreiber
>> <mse00000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Monday 09 November 2015 11:35:05 Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>>>> So. I'd suggest that you start off with Martin's binary, build the
>>>> matching 2.6.4,
>>> FPC 2.6.4 has no support for EABIHF AFAIK. I have a patched 2.6.4 version
>>> with EABIHF support but I suggest to use FPC 3.0 or fixes_3_0 instead. I
>>> am sure Bo knows where to get it. ;-)
>> Sources yes, I have checked out something like 4 different source
>> trees by now.
>> But the binaries are another deal...
> I fear you do not read my mails.
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/mseide-msegui/files/fpcarm/

Agreed, best place to start.

>> What is EABIHF?
> The application binary interface of RaspberryPi.

HF variant of the ARM (E)ABI.

>> So you think that fixes_3_0 would be a better fpc on my RPi2?
> Yes. And I recommend to use cross compiling and debugging from a X86 Linux PC:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/lazarus%40lists.lazarus.freepascal.org/msg50406.html

On that we'll have to disagree. The RPi, particularly the 2, is an 
entirely adequate computer in its own right.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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